Annual Produce & Floral Conference
Every summer, we bring together our grower and retailer partners for a day of education, inspiration, networking, and fun. Formally known as; “The Crosset Company Produce & Floral Conference,” this must-attend event will continue on under the Castellini brand and will leverage the momentum from years past to introduce thought-provoking keynote speakers, grower displays that feature the latest and greatest in organic and conventional produce, floral items, and produce-inspired snacks.
“Dare to be Different!” Challenge Leads to Record Attendance at the Crosset Company 2019 Produce & Floral Conference
The Crosset Company 2019 Produce & Floral Conference marked the debut of a completely reimagined format and schedule, along with high-profile speakers, networking and sales opportunities with leading-edge produce and floral suppliers, and an unparalleled evening experience at venues unique to the Queen City. Read more
The convergence of consumer and cultural trends put organic produce squarely in the spotlight at the 2018 Crosset Company Produce & Floral Conference. Suppliers and buyers had the opportunity to hear fresh insights, ask challenging questions, showcase and promote their products, and network while enjoying iconic Cincinnati landmarks. Read more
The Crosset Company 2017 Annual Produce & Floral Conference featured inspiring speakers, more than 50 top produce and floral suppliers, and record-setting attendance from the retail buying community. Held in the new Handlebar Club at Great American Ball Park on August 16, the show included an educational forum, an opportunity for Crosset vendors to showcase and promote their products, and a dinner cruise on the Ohio River aboard the BB Riverboat Belle of Cincinnati. Read more
How about Michael Sansolo and Kevin Coupe? Do they know what they are talking about or what? Have you ever heard about a “tectonic shift” like an earthquake, which means “change”? Do you remember they said that “change doesn’t just happen” you can’t wait for change, you have to change yourself? You need to be ahead of the curve, you need to cause… Read more
Bryan Silbermann is CEO of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), the largest, global not-for-profit trade association representing companies that market fresh fruits, vegetables, and related products. PMA’s membership of 3,000 companies in nearly 50 countries ranges from supermarket retailers to farmers, foreign exporters to restaurant chains. Read more